Bank of the West Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

OTTAWA, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Bank of the West. Funding from this grant will support students that CIS of Mid-America is currently serving at Ottawa Middle School and Ottawa High School. Bank of the West has been a strong supporter of our programming in Ottawa for several years.

Bank of the West’s Charitable Investments Program aims to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.

About Communities In Schools of Mid-America®

Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is part of the nation’s largest organization dedicated to empowering underserved students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future. We do whatever it takes to ensure that all kids – regardless of the challenges they may face – have what they need to realize their potential. The CIS of Mid-America™ network, with its central office in Lawrence, KS, provides services in 70 schools to approximately 39,000 students each year by placing Student Support Coordinators directly inside the schools to work with students. Learn more at www.cismidamerica.org.

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